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    The Food Education Roadmap will promote healthier school communities across New York City. It reflects a commitment to improving the well-being of students and fostering healthier eating habits. This roadmap will create positive, long-lasting impacts on the health and education of children in the city.

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    The New Inventory Shows Food Represents The Third Largest Contributor to  New York City’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions. The City Pledged to Reduce Food-Based Emissions by 33 Percent by 2030. Also, Launched A Corporate Challenge to Reduce Private Sector Food Emissions by 25 Percent. 

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    The Chefs Council will develop scratch-cooked, plant-based, and culturally relevant recipes for the New York City Department of Education’s Office of Food and Nutrition Services.

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    Food Forward NYC is the City's first ever 10-year food policy plan, laying out an comprehensive policy framework to reach a more equitable, sustainable, and healthy food system by 2031.

    The Food Forward NYC: 2-Year Progress Report highlights the tremendous progress that the City has made since Food Forward NYC was released in February 2021.


The NYC Food Policy website was created to share information about how the Mayor’s Office of Food Policy works to increase food security, promote access to and consumption of healthy foods, and support economic opportunity and environmental sustainability in the food system.

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